Town of Canaan, NY

Public Information

  • PUBLIC NOTICE

    Canaan Fire District

    District Election

    December 13, 2016

    Please take notice that the Annual Canaan Fire District Election will take place on December 13, 2016 between the hours ...

  • ATTENTION

    COUNTY ROUTE 24 bridge is now OPEN.

  • 2017-2018 Transfer Station Stickers

    Attention Canaan residents!
    Come in to pick up your 2017-2018 Transfer Station stickers at Town Clerk’s Office during normal business hours.
    If you are unable ...

  • BROADBAND COMMITTEE

    The Town of Canaan has formed a broadband committee. Its members are Brenda Adams, Alan Miller, and Terese Platten.

    The purpose of the Canaan broadband committee ...

 

 

 

Quick Links

Town of Canaan Assessment Roll

To VIEW or PAY Canaan tax bills and payment status online, please click HERE

Financial Documents

2015 Annual Financial Report
2017 Budget

 

Message from the Town Board

June 2016
Fellow Canaan Residents:

It’s time for the annual Town Board update once again.

Town Finances

For the eighth year in a row the Town of Canaan had a flat or lowered property tax levy. read more

Living in Canaan

Canaan has a population of less than 1,800 in an area of 36.7 square miles on New York’s border with Massachusetts in northern Columbia County, New York.

The town of Canaan includes parts of East Chatham, the rest of which is in the town of Chatham.

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Canaan has a special program for people over 60 years of age. Seniors meet at the Town Hall every Wednesday from 11am-1pm with lunch provided by Meals on Wheels. The meeting provides many special programs and an opportunity to get to know your neighbors.

For more information call Joan Shatney   392-4146.

Home Delivered Meals

Listing of organizations in the Canaan area, including churches, historical societies, recreation and more.

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The Town of Canaan offers various services and to its residents. We are served by both the Chatham Central School District and the New Lebanon Central School District, and have a fair number of local businesses around the town.

If you need more information about town services or volunteer opportunities, ask the Town Clerk!

Helpful Information

Transfer Station Permit Stickers

2017-2018 Transfer Station Permit Stickers for Canaan Residents Only are now available at Town Hall during office hours …

Senior Lunches – Wednesday 60 Plus Program

Location: Town Hall Hours/days: Wednesday, 11:00 AM-2:00PM Contact: Joan Shatney, 392-4146 Volunteer opportunities: If you are interested in helping at these weekly lunches, please contact Joan Shatney at...

EZ Pass

EZ Passes for passenger vehicles only can now be purchased at Town Hall during office hours for...

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